Marta Fernández

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Marta Fernández
Marta Fernandez.jpg
Personal information
Born December 21, 1981
Barcelona
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Career information
Playing career 1995–2015
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1999-2004 Popular Godella / Ros Casares
2001-2002 → Torrent (loan)
2004-2007 Universitari Barcelona
2007 Los Angeles Sparks
2007-2010 Wisła Can-Pack Kraków
2010-2011 Ros Casares Valencia
2011-2015 CB Avenida
Career highlights and awards

Marta Fernández Farrés (born December 21, 1981 in Barcelona[1]) is a retired Spanish women's basketball player.[2]. A 1.80 m (5'11") guard, she won three bronze medals with the Spain women's national basketball team. At club level, she played in 2007 with the Los Angeles Sparks of the United States' WNBA.[3], the Polish team Wisła Can-Pack Kraków and the Spanish teams Universitari Barcelona, Ros Casares Valencia and Perfumerías Avenida, where she retired in 2015[4][5][6]. Marta Fernández is the sister of Spanish international and Real Madrid shooting guard Rudy Fernández.[7]

Club career[edit]

Fernández spent her formative years in Segle XXI club, where young prospects are recruited. She played for in the Spanish top tier league with Popular Godella / Ros Casares (1999-2004, 2010-11), Universitari Barcelona (2004-07) and CB Avenida (2011-2015), winning a total of five leagues and six domestic cups. She was the 2007 and 2008 MVP of the Spanish League.[8]

She spent the summer of 2007 at the Los Angeles Sparks[9] and the 2007-2010 seasons with Wisła Can-Pack Kraków.

EuroLeague stats[edit]

Source: FIBA[10]

Season Team GP MPP PPP RPP APP
2001-02 Spain Popular Godella 15 25.1 11.3 3.1 0.9
2002-03 Spain Ros Casares 14 27.1 10.2 3.3 1.9
2003-04 Spain Ros Casares 14 24.5 9.4 1.6 1.9
2007-08 Poland Wisła Can-Pack Kraków 12 28.2 12.8 1.9 1.8
2008-09 Poland Wisła Can-Pack Kraków 13 32.5 10.9 2.2 2.6
2009-10 Poland Wisła Can-Pack Kraków 18 33.7 13.4 3.2 3.7
2010-11 Spain Ros Casares Valencia 17 20.7 9.2 1.6 1.9
2011-12 Spain Perfumerías Avenida 14 25.8 10.6 1.5 2.4
2012-13 Spain Perfumerías Avenida 14 30.3 13.1 1.4 2.6
2013-14 Spain Perfumerías Avenida 14 20.3 6.4 1.4 1.5
2014-15 Spain Perfumerías Avenida 16 26.3 9.5 1.4 2.2
Total 161 26.7 10.6 2.0 2.1

National team[edit]

She made her debut with Spain women's national basketball team at the age of 18. She played with the senior team from 2000 to 2012. She is one of the most capped players with a total of 120 caps and 8.2 PPG.[11] She participated in the (Athens 2004 Olympics, three World Championships and two European Championships:[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ COE profile
  2. ^ Player Profile at EuroBasket.com
  3. ^ Marta Fernandez Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine. WNBA Player Profile
  4. ^ "Marta Fernández abandona el baloncesto" [Marta Fernández leaves basketball] (in Spanish). ACB.com. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Marta Fernández, el adiós de la escolta más eléctrica". ELMUNDO (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-04. 
  6. ^ "ACB.COM - Marta Fernández abandona el baloncesto". www.acb.com. Retrieved 2017-10-04. 
  7. ^ Marta Fernandez at sports-reference.com
  8. ^ "Federación Española de Baloncesto - Competiciones FEB". competiciones.feb.es. Retrieved 2017-10-04. 
  9. ^ "Marta Fernández: "No podía volver a esperar a la selección y perderme la WNBA" - MARCA.com". www.marca.com. Retrieved 2017-10-04. 
  10. ^ http://www.fibaeurope.com/compID_jr6ZiXqeGhMBtfq1yxqV83.season_2015.roundID_10359.playerID_25590.teamID_96446.html
  11. ^ "Selección Española Absoluta Femenina de Baloncesto". seleccionfemenina.feb.es. Retrieved 2017-10-04. 
  12. ^ "archive.fiba.com: Players". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 2017-10-04.